North East businesses awarded funding to develop new energy products

£100,000 of funding has been awarded to help five North East energy businesses bring new products to market. The five SMEs all entered the Energy Innovation Challenge which was launched by the North East Energy Catalyst as a way of…

North East leading on UK plan for a Green Industrial Revolution 

Globally significant work being carried out within the North East’s energy sector is leading the way on delivering the government’s Green Industrial Revolution plan which was announced in November,…

The benefits of open innovation

Many people don’t know what open innovation means, but ultimately, it’s just a way of working together to develop competitive advantage, says Alan Welby, director…

North East LEP Annual General Meeting

North East Local Enterprise Annual General Meeting This year’s North East Local Enterprise Partnership Annual General Meeting was held online on Tuesday, 24 November 2020. …

Universities support North East’s economic recovery: Teesside University secures funding for employee-focused mental health and wellbeing platform

Universities have a vital role to play in helping the North East economy recover from the coronavirus pandemic. The work being delivered by North East…

In conversation with Paul Butler, Chief Executive of the North East Automotive Alliance, about the arrival of 5G and what it means for the North East

The North East LEP and the North East Combined Authority have long seen the opportunity for the North East offered by 5G technology. Can you…

Challenge North East launched to fund solutions to solve COVID-19-related issues

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is calling on the regional business community to help it solve some of the biggest Coronavirus-related problems. Through…

Reaction to today’s Spending Review – 25 November 2020

Lucy Winskell, Chair of the North East LEP gave her reaction to today’s Spending Review:  “Today’s Spending Review has set out the scale of the…

Could you help the North East LEP deliver careers-based best practice resources and videos for use in primary schools?

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is seeking to appoint an organisation that can design and deliver a range of career-related learning resources as…